answer questions below based on the state texas

Choose one of the two United States Senators for the State in which you live.

  • Name of the Senator
  • Address of the senator’s official website
  • The senator’s party affiliation (e.g. Republican, Democrat, Independent)
  • Name of the State represented
  • Senatorial Electoral history
    • Last election the senator won
  • Committee assignments
    • Name all the committees the senator currently serves on.
  • Political beliefs (in addition to their political party affiliation note any important positions they have publically taken on various political issues). This should be in your own words and at least one paragraph long. Make sure you include the source of your information.
  • At least one quote that shows their political views on some topic. Be sure to include the source of your quote)
  • One-paragraph summary based on a video of the senator speaking either on the Senate floor or being interviewed on a news program.
    • You will need to find a video online – should be at least 3 min. This can usually be found on the senator’s website or on YouTube.
    • Include the web address of the video that I can watch—this is required.
    • Summarize in a few sentences the main argument of the senator’s speech.
  • The nine-digit zip code of your home address. Check http://zip4.usps.com/zip4/welcome.jsp which is the zip code lookup on the United States Postal Service website.
  • The United States Congressional district in which you live.
  • Name of your Representative
  • Address of your representative’s official website
  • Your representative’s party affiliation (e.g. Republican, Democrat, Independent)
  • Congressional Electoral history
    • Last election the representative won
  • Committee assignments
    • Name the committees the representative currently serves on.
  • Political beliefs (in addition to their political party affiliation note any important positions they have publically taken on various political issues). This should be in your own words. and at least one paragraph long. Make sure you include the source of your information.
  • At least one quote that shows their political views on some topic. Be sure to include the source of your quote.
  • One-paragraph summary based on a video of the congressman speaking either on the Senate floor or being interviewed on a news program.
    • You will need to find a video online – should be at least 3 min, no longer than 10 min. Something like this can usually be found on the congressman’s website.
    • Include the web address of the video that I can watch—this is required.
    • Summarize in a few sentences the main argument of the congressman’s speech.
  • The State Senate district in which you live.
  • The name and party affiliation of the State Senator representing your district.
  • Professional background (education, training, military service, government service)
  • Political beliefs (in addition to their political party affiliation note any important positions they have publically taken on various political issues). This should be in your own words and at least one paragraph long. Make sure you include the source of your information.
  • At least one quote that shows their political views on some topic. Be sure to include the source of the quote.
  • The name and affiliation of the State House representative representing your district.
  • Professional background (education, training, military service, government service)
  • Political beliefs (in addition to their political party affiliation note any important positions they have publically taken on various political issues). This should be in your own words and at least one paragraph long. Make sure you include the source of your information.
  • At least one quote that shows their political views on some topic. Be sure to include the source of the quote.

i.Name of the senator’s opponent.

ii.Results of the election. (E.g. Geisler def. Brownfield, 52%-48%)

United States House of Representatives

i.Name of the representative’s opponent.

ii.Results of the election. (E.g. Geisler def. Brownfield, 52%-48%)

State Senate

State House of Representatives or State Assembly

You can use any sources to gather your information. You will be graded on accuracy and completeness. Please read the instructions above carefully and make sure you include everything. Remember also that grammar and spelling are important, if you have problems in this area; please see the writing center before you turn this in.
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